MAHWAH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2018--
ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), announced today that Erin Stern
has been promoted to President of dressbarn.
“Erin brings extraordinary strategic, branding and merchandising
capabilities that will complement our current leadership team,” said
Gary Muto, President and Chief Executive Officer of ascena Brands. “I’ve
known Erin from our work together at ascena, but also when our career
paths crossed at Gap Inc. She is an extremely talented leader with a
passion for product, brand and our customer.”
Ms. Stern spent the majority of her career at Gap Inc. where she held
senior leadership roles across multiple product categories. She was also
the Chief Merchant for Juicy Couture and President of bebe Sport. Prior
to naming her as President of dressbarn, Ms. Stern served as EVP-Chief
Merchandising Officer for maurices. Ms. Stern received a B.A. degree in
Sociology from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA.
“It’s always energizing to promote from within, especially with a
candidate who has Erin’s drive, tenacity and product expertise,” said
David Jaffe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the ascena retail
“I’m excited to work alongside this talented team. The combination of
this brand’s strong history, combined with its niche in the market, make
us uniquely positioned to play a more meaningful role in our customer’s
lives,” said Ms. Stern.
About ascena retail group, inc. ascena retail group, inc.
(NASDAQ:ASNA) is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel,
shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann
Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and
dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique),
and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena
retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,700
stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
For more information about ascena retail group, inc. visit:
ascenaretail.com, AnnTaylor.com, LOFT.com, louandgrey.com, maurices.com,
dressbarn.com, lanebryant.com, Catherines.com, and shopjustice.com.
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